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Throwback Thursday

In March of 1959, the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural history unveiled the African bush elephant that graces the building's rotunda. Click here to navigate to the museum!

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TOPA: What’s the Big Deal?

The Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act was enacted in the District of Columbia to give tenants the right of first refusal for the purchase of the property that they occupy. The original intent was to help protect renters in multi-unit build...

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Maxing Out your Curb Appeal

If you're looking to sell and not going to put off buying a home, here are some quick tips on how to spruce your home up before putting it on the market: Keep the lawn edged, cut, and watered regularly. Trim hedges, weed lawns and flowe...

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Home Inspections 101

A home inspection can be one of the most important (and potentially, daunting) things that a homebuyer takes on. If it's your first time around, the inspection process can be a great way to get to know your new home and the systems in it. W...

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Throwback Thursday

The YWCA seen here in 1950 was named after Phillis Wheatley, noted to be the first professional black, female poet in America. Click here to see what it looks like now!

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Unique Northeast Lofts

The Pierce School Lofts located at 1375 Maryland Ave Northeast are finally on the market for individual sale. Fully renovated in 2005, the units were offered for rent while the owners resided in the 9,500 square-foot penthouse. Equipped wit...

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Competitive Streak

If you're a frequent reader of this newsletter, you might remember hearing about months of supply or contract ratio and how they can affect competition in the real estate market. If you're like most people I know, it went in one ear and out...

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Renovation Restitution

After a couple was ordered to pay $1.3 million to the owners of 19 properties whose newly renovated homes posed a safety hazard, the DC Council proposed a bill to help homeowners whose properties have been affected by shoddy renovation jobs...

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